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Supervisors Approve LED Light Conversion

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors began their December 5 meeting by looking at a proposal to change lighting in the courthouse to LED. The benefits of making the change were discussed during a County custodian meeting several months ago. Craig Lupkes decided to pursue the matter after returnin...

Council Holds Short Meeting On December 4

The Minden City Council held another short meeting December 4. Council member Larry Evans was absent. Mayor Ted Griess started the meeting off with one announcement. The City of Minden represented by Roger Jones, Matt Cederburg, Chris Klahn, and Griess will be meeting with Governor Pete Ricketts on ...

Ricketts Proclaims Minden Nebraska’s Christmas City

Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Minden Nebraska’s Christmas City and December 10, 2017 to be Light of the World Day during a ceremony in Lincoln on December 6. Representing Minden at the presentation were Mayor Ted Griess, Councilman Roger Jones, City Administrator Matt Cederburg, and Streets Su...

Be The Gift Nebraska Doing Great Things

Mother Teresa, a Roman Catholic nun who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world, is credited with a number of insightful sayings. One of them is ‘You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together we can do great things.’ Be the Gift Nebraska, their vo...

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With Snowstorms on Horizon, Minden Post Office Looks to Customers to Help Keep Carriers Safe

With snowstorms on the horizon, the Minden Post Office is asking customers to help keep carriers safe by shoveling a path to their mailbox as soon as possible after it snows. Every year many carriers are...

Trustees Met With Nebraska Community Foundation

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting November 29. Attending the meeting was Jim Gustafson from Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) to answer questions. The Kearney...

An Evening With Laynee Woodward

Minden Opera House is featuring An Evening with Laynee Dell Woodward December 9 at 7:30 p.m. The musical performance of a Minden native is presented by Minden Exchange Bank. Laynee began singing and performing...

SGS Innovations Now Open In Minden

Steve Shearer of Minden has been helping people with computer repair from his home part-time for the past 20 years. In early October, he turned his services into a full-time business with office space...

Main Street Car Wash Closes

Minden residents and visitors may have noticed the progressing demolition of Main Street Car Wash south of Mason’s Market. The bays were closed November 20 and the facility will soon be leveled to make...

Santa Lucia Set For December 9

Council Sets Possible Condemnation Hearing

Fundraiser For Stephanie Christian Established

Supervisors Sign Juvenile Services Memorandum Of Understanding

Minden Grade Crossing Closed For Maintenance

2017 Christmas City Tour Of Homes

United Methodist Church Of Upland Holds Final Service

New Events To Holiday Lineup

Christmas Traditions Schedule

Dolan Named Secondary Art Educator Of The Year


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Lady Falcons Move To 4-0 With Win

Wilcox-Hildreth’s girls extended their undefeated start (4-0) defeating Alma 37-29 on December 8 at Wilcox. The Lady Falcons played excellent defense through three quarters allowing them to build a sizable...

Cats, Falcons Wrestle At Southern Valley

The Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling teams were in action on Friday competing in the 17-team Southern Valley Invitational. The Cats finished seventh in the team race with 87.5 points...

Overton Downs Cats

Overton hosted the Axtell girls on December 8 and the Lady Eagles downed the Lady Cats 42-32. Axtell dips to 2-2. Overton led 11-7 at the end of the first quarter and added to the margin with an 11-5...

Whippets Down Broken Bow

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team has its first winning streak of the 2017-18 season following Friday’s home contest hosting the Broken Bow Indians in a Southwest Conference clash. Minden evened...

Whippet Wrestlers Medal Four At Twin Loup Invite

The Minden Whippets wrestling team had back to back meets this week traveling to Wood River on Thursday for a dual contest and finishing the week with a road trip to Sargent for the 14-team Twin Loup Invitational....

Minden Girls Get First Win Over Lex

Lady Cats Top Mustangs

Cats Down Silver Lake

Lexington Hands Minden First Loss

W-H Boys Remain Undefeated With Win

Falcons Get Road Win

Eagles Top Minden

Minden Holds Off Southern Valley

Falcon Boys Dominate Elwood

Dawg Grapplers Medal Three At 18-Team Invite